Ruth Kearney

Ruth Kearney

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Updated On August 3, 2022
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Ruth Kearney is an Irish actress. Ruth Kearney is famous for her lead role in sci-fic drama ‘Primeval’ as Jess parker. She has even starred in some of the works including as Daisy in ‘The following’ and London in the Netflix series ‘Flaked’.

Early Life and Childhood

Ruth Kearney was born on 11th November 1984 and is currently 36 years old. Her real name is Ruth Delia Kearney and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, she was born in England, London to Irish parents and moved to Dublin, Ireland at the age of five. She holds Irish nationality, belongs to a Caucasian ethnic group and follows Christianity.  Likewise, regarding her family background, there is no information about his family and his parents’ name. However, she has two elder sisters whose name is not shared in public.


Caption: Childhood picture of Ruth. Source: Instagram

Ever since childhood, she was very much interested in dancing. She can perform various dances like Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, Mezzo-Soprano, Period Dancing, Soprano, and Tap. Likewise, her source of inspiration is Elizabeth Moss. Furthermore, reflecting upon educational background, she attended St. Andrew’s College, Blackrock. Likewise, she studied Drama and Classics and graduated with Honors at the Trinity in Dublin. Moreover, she later completed her theatre training from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.


Ruth started her career in acting through theatre performance in theatre movies such as ‘Man of Mode’, ‘On the Razzle’, ‘Three Sisters’, ‘Oh! What a Lovely War!’, ‘Othello’ along with Antonia Thomas and Theo James. Similarly, she made her debut in television from television drama ‘Gracie!’ in which she played the role of Miriam. Her career came into limelight after she played the lead role as Jess Parker in the sci-fic drama ‘Primeval’. It is a British sci-fi television program which was produced by Impossible Pictures. Moreover, she also appeared on its TV series in the 13th episode of the series.

Followed by this in the year 2011, she played the role of Jenny Proctor in a British medical drama television series ‘Holby City’. She later played the role of Stacey in the Television movie, ‘Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me’. Likewise, in the year 2014, she made a cameo role in the political thriller ‘Tyrant’. It is an American political drama television series premiered on the American cable network FX. Here she played the role of Katherine.

Additionally, she has also played in various television genres like political, crime thriller, comedy and other. On the year 2015, she played the role of Daisy in the American crime thriller ‘The Following’. Followed by this on the year, she played in a comedy web television series which is a Netflix series, ‘Flaked’ along with Will Arnett. She also played in another American comedy-drama television series ‘Get Shorty’. Likewise, she has also played in a historical drama television series ‘Sandition’ along with Rose Williams and Theo James.

Net Worth

She is an actress who is famous for her role in ‘Primeval’. Her primary source of income is Youtube. Likewise, her net worth is $2 million. However, there is no information regarding her asset value.

Relationship status

Ruth is married to British actor, film and TV producer Theo James. She met Theo during her theatre training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. After dating since the year 2009, they finally married on 25th August 2018 in Islington Town Hall. Likewise, they have played in various movies together too.

Body Measurement and Social Media

The gorgeous actress Ruth stands the height of 5 feet 4 inches (64 inches) tall and weighs around 52 kg. Likewise, she has fair skin with blue eyes and blonde hair color. Furthermore, her body measurement is 33-24-32 and prefers the dress size of 2 (US) or 32 (EU) and shoe size of 7 (US) of 37.5 (EU).

Reflecting upon her social media presence, the beautiful actress is active on various social media like Twitter and Instagram. Likewise, she joined Twitter in July 2009 and has 2,463 followers in her @ruth_kearney account. Similarly, her Instagram account is @ruthkearney and has 28.9K followers in it.

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